It was the one cake guaranteed to brighten up the drabbest
maiden aunt's tea table in the monochrome Britain of the Fifties and Sixties.
But remember, colour is key to tiling and whether you go for a bold statement or just a splash of colour, tiles have the ability to brighten up even the drabbest
Gloucestershire breezed to 41 in their second innings before four wickets fell for 12 runs in the space of 28 balls to breathe some life into the drabbest
With none of the Big Four playing today it promises to be the drabbest
Match Of The Day since last week.
How on earth did this side play out the drabbest
of 0-0 derby draws with Middlesbrough only five days previously?
Yet four days later they were booed off by the same people after the drabbest
of goalless draws with Blackpool - their third in a row in the league.
You don't need to wash your hair to look good in them and the simple act of buying one pair can make the drabbest
day seem good.
Chelsea's away strip certainly has to be the drabbest
kit in the Premiership and they put in a first-half performance to match.
Cinematically, this is Milos Forman's drabbest
and least inventive film; even the late-'70s-mid-'80s period details seem rote, as if Forman has gone to the well of American culture's recent past once too often.
Any fantasies of a quaint, antiseptically clean Scandinavia are ground into muck; Sletaune must have gone out of his way to film at the city's drabbest
, most depressing locations.
They can be used to cover up any bare soil between mature shrubs with classic plant combinations such as Bergenia crassifolia, Erica x darleyensis - known as Arthur Johnson - and Hedera colchica, or Sulphur Heart, to create impact at the drabbest
time of the year.
England captain Andrew Strauss described it as one of the drabbest
Tests he had ever been involved in to becoming one the most extraordinary.
EVEN in rehearsals, there's a subtle dazzle emanating from Vasily Petrenko that sprinkles a shower of that elusive X Factor dust around the drabbest
of rooms, infusing a lightness of mood to a chat with the young Russian maestro about his thoughts on China, where earlier this week he arrived for a series of concerts.
The Roma ultras staged an inspirational display of fanatical support that would make the drabbest
of games intimidating and absorbing
But for Cinderella Man it would have definitely been a case of keeping off the pies to prepare for the role of Mae Braddock, the Depression-era wife and mother making ends meet for her family in the most destitute of circumstances (and the drabbest
of cardigans) while her husband slowly but surely willed his way to become one of the most inspirational sports legends in American history.